Who is this course for?
For those who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader with responsibility for leading a team e.g. a key stage leader, a curriculum area leader, a pastoral services leader, a subject leader, a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO), or a Head of Department.

Leading a Team – Participants will lead an improvement project in a team, lasting at least 2 terms, aimed at improving pupil progress and attainment and the capability of their team.

The qualification is split across 6 areas:

  • Managing Resources
  • Leading with Impact
  • Working in Partnership
  • Teaching and Curriculum Excellence
  • Increasing Capacity
  • Strategy and Improvement

What is included in the cost of the programme?

  • One full face to face day and four late afternoon sessions
  • Access to additional Online Learning Areas and all materials to complement their programme and to support their individual development
  • Online discussions and support
  • Two 360 diagnostic development tools (one before starting and the second towards the end), with full report and workbook to support planning for your development
  • Final assessment – participants are required to:
  • Submit a written account of the project, demonstrating how they have met the criteria (4500 words)
  • Submit supporting documents and materials as evidence

How long does the NPQML take?
The qualification can take between 12 and 18 months to complete, with a maximum study time for the whole qualification of 150 hours.

Are you eligible for a fully-funded place?
We are able to offer fully-funded places on the NPQs to those applicants working in a school in an Opportunity Area (OA), see here or a Category 5 or 6 area, see here.

Course Logistics
Date and Time: 1 full day (9.30am – 4.00pm): Tuesday 16th October 2018 and 4 late afternoons (2.30pm – 5.30pm): Tuesday 20th November 2018, Monday 21st January 2019, Tuesday 12th March 2019, Monday 3rd June 2019
Venue: Mayflower High School, Stock Road, Billericay, Essex, CM12 0RT
Cost:    £975 per delegate

Booking Details and Further information
Please see links below to the flyer and booking form for the NPQML. Please complete the booking form and return to

> Click here for NPQML Flyer (PDF)
> Click here for NPQML Booking Form

To discuss the programme further, please contact
Melanie Jones, Billericay TSA Administrator
E:    T: 01277 314420